1879 Princess Margaret of Prussia dressed to go out

This 1879 print shows the new Duchess Louise wearing a day dress with cuirasse bodice. The use of diagonal lines can also be seen here. Both her bodice and over-skirt have parts that are folded back, especially the skirt.

Keywords:  1879, Duchess Louise of Connaught, Princess, Duchess, Hohenzollern family, Welf family, straight coiffure, high neckline, ruff, bow tie, jabot, lapels, long close sleeves, cuffs, cuirasse bodice, bustle, over-skirt, ruffles, parasol


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